Food Trucks have their own space for reviews on Zomato…oh my people… incoming reviews!! And Poke Time is on top of that list.
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After Dawn of Justice, I didn’t know what to expect. I kept my hopes low and found some good surprises along the way.
We’re developers, researchers, lecturers, and critics… but what inspired us to join the games industry in the first place? Did we play games for fun, once upon a time? Analysing games when they’re supposed to be ‘just for fun’ is sometimes frowned upon online, but it’s also how we can encourage positive change in the games industry. We talk about what it really means to think critically about games, the benefits it has, how we still manage to enjoy the games we play, and how you can too.
Alayna Cole [Founding director, Queerly Represent Me], Rami Ismail [Business & development guy, Vlambeer], Dakoda Barker [Lecturer, critic, and developer, University of the Sunshine Coast], David Hollingworth [Digital editor, Next Media], Jess Zammit [Senior writer, Select Start Media]
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Recent AAA titles have introduced us to the most expansive open worlds we have ever seen in video games. Will game environments continue to grow? At what point is big too big? We look at how titles like Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Skyrim have successfully balanced huge open world without distracting from amazing game play and story.
Nic Healey [Breakfast Host, 2SER 107.3FM], Mark Wilson [Game Designer, Bioware, Team Bondi, Riot Games], David Gaider [Creative Director, Beamdog], Tim Stobo [Principal Quest Designer, Guerrilla Games]
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It’s the week leading up to Easter and whilst most people are spending it based on chocolates make sure you know the real reason behind the tradition.
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You cannot miss out on this iconic event in Melbourne! Celebrate the Victorian Labour Day long weekend in style and add a little bit of colour. Or a lot! Continue reading “Moomba is Coming”
There are plenty of blogs that focus on the city and inner suburbs, but not much love is given to the local community on the East, West, North and South of the city. If anything, this is where the true hidden gems lie. And this weekend, the thing to do in Melbourne, heck the place to be is the Knox Festival.
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When I ponder what I did to make new friends, the first thing that always comes to mind is the times I stepped outside of my comfort zone. None more so that when I started doing outdoor theatre nearly 6 years ago.
And it changed me. New friends, more confidence and different challenges that made me become a better person. Here’s how you can do it too.
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You would have missed the amazing White Night Festival. But never fear, Nige is here. These are just some of the highlights of this amazing adventure.
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Many people will disuade you. But be not perturbed. For I have the solution you need. Continue reading “Wandering Wednesdays: Light Up The Night With White Night”